Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Office 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Office 365 over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 113 180
Rank change year-on-year +28 +67 +137
Contract jobs citing Office 365 1,363 947 632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.93% 2.25% 1.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.75% 15.26% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 982 679 462
London median daily rate £373 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.87% +3.33% -9.09%
10th Percentile £135 £170 £150
90th Percentile £565 £575 £598
England median daily rate £350 £363 £363
% change year-on-year -3.45% - -7.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 14 9
London median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +81.82% -30.71%
10th Percentile £11.25 £15.60 £10.00
90th Percentile £165.00 £28.75 £27.20
England median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% +8.15%

Office 365 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 9,243 6,205 3,729
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.89% 14.75% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,922 4,549 2,761
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £645 £625 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 47 35
London median hourly rate £26.60 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +19.05% -17.65%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.93 £10.20
90th Percentile £58.75 £98.50 £40.40
England median hourly rate £18.56 £19.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year -2.30% -12.20% -3.82%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Office 365 in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in London over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in London over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the London region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +56 331 £375 -9.15% 116
West London +7 41 £325 +23.81% 46
South London -21 41 £358 +27.11% 5
East London +15 40 £488 +77.27% 24
North London -6 10 £140 -62.67% 6
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 763 (55.98%) Windows
2 578 (42.41%) Microsoft
3 539 (39.55%) Active Directory
4 400 (29.35%) Windows 10
5 373 (27.37%) Microsoft Azure
6 310 (22.74%) SharePoint
7 279 (20.47%) Migration
8 265 (19.44%) Microsoft Office
9 235 (17.24%) Windows Server
10 231 (16.95%) VMware
11 230 (16.87%) Finance
12 222 (16.29%) Windows 7
13 210 (15.41%) Citrix
14 193 (14.16%) SCCM
15 184 (13.50%) MS Exchange
16 183 (13.43%) ITIL
17 173 (12.69%) Skype
18 167 (12.25%) PowerShell
19 163 (11.96%) Skype for Business
20 129 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
21 128 (9.39%) Security Cleared
22 126 (9.24%) VMware Infrastructure
23 123 (9.02%) Cisco
24 110 (8.07%) Windows Server 2012
25 104 (7.63%) SC Cleared
26 103 (7.56%) Project Management
27 102 (7.48%) Microsoft Certification
28 96 (7.04%) DNS
29 92 (6.75%) Windows Server 2008
29 92 (6.75%) Azure Active Directory

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 310 (22.74%) SharePoint
2 184 (13.50%) MS Exchange
3 163 (11.96%) Skype for Business
4 73 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 53 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 35 (2.57%) SharePoint 2013
7 26 (1.91%) SharePoint 2010
8 16 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (1.17%) IIS
9 14 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 12 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (0.44%) Drupal
12 6 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.37%) Confluence
14 4 (0.29%) Apache
14 4 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.29%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.29%) WordPress
15 3 (0.22%) CMS
Applications
1 265 (19.44%) Microsoft Office
2 52 (3.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 35 (2.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (1.17%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (0.88%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.29%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
8 3 (0.22%) InVision
8 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.15%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.15%) Revit
Business Applications
1 32 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.51%) NetSuite
3 7 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.37%) Infor CRM
4 5 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.22%) Eikon
6 2 (0.15%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.073%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.073%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.073%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 373 (27.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 92 (6.75%) Azure Active Directory
3 91 (6.68%) Amazon AWS
4 77 (5.65%) OneDrive
5 56 (4.11%) IaaS
6 55 (4.04%) PaaS
7 34 (2.49%) Dynamics 365
8 30 (2.20%) SaaS
9 29 (2.13%) Yammer
10 24 (1.76%) Mimecast
11 15 (1.10%) G Suite
12 6 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 3 (0.22%) Slack
14 2 (0.15%) Serverless
15 1 (0.073%) AWS CloudFormation
15 1 (0.073%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 173 (12.69%) Skype
2 96 (7.04%) DNS
3 84 (6.16%) WAN
4 83 (6.09%) Firewall
5 82 (6.02%) DHCP
6 79 (5.80%) VPN
7 74 (5.43%) LAN
8 54 (3.96%) TCP/IP
9 39 (2.86%) Internet
10 36 (2.64%) SAN
11 30 (2.20%) VLAN
12 29 (2.13%) Wireless
13 28 (2.05%) Intranet
14 25 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
15 24 (1.76%) VoIP
16 22 (1.61%) Remote Desktop
17 19 (1.39%) MPLS
18 16 (1.17%) Unified Communications
19 12 (0.88%) LDAP
20 11 (0.81%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 20 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (1.39%) Power BI
4 15 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
5 11 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (0.59%) Relational Database
6 8 (0.59%) WhereScape RED
7 7 (0.51%) Big Data
7 7 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.37%) Blockchain
8 5 (0.37%) MySQL
8 5 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.22%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.22%) Clusterpoint
9 3 (0.22%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.22%) EDRMS
9 3 (0.22%) GIS
9 3 (0.22%) MS Access
10 2 (0.15%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (1.47%) JIRA
2 13 (0.95%) Git (software)
2 13 (0.95%) Zephyr
3 11 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (0.59%) gulp
4 8 (0.59%) MSI
5 6 (0.44%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.22%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.15%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.15%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.15%) JMeter
8 2 (0.15%) Selenium
9 1 (0.073%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.073%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.073%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.073%) Grunt
9 1 (0.073%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.073%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.073%) Vagrant
General
1 230 (16.87%) Finance
2 60 (4.40%) Banking
3 45 (3.30%) Retail
4 44 (3.23%) Legal
5 23 (1.69%) Law
6 20 (1.47%) Advertising
6 20 (1.47%) Marketing
6 20 (1.47%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.03%) Publishing
8 11 (0.81%) German Language
8 11 (0.81%) Investment Banking
9 8 (0.59%) Back Office
9 8 (0.59%) French Language
10 6 (0.44%) Local Government
10 6 (0.44%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.37%) Front Office
12 4 (0.29%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.22%) Russian Language
13 3 (0.22%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 209 (15.33%) Analyst
2 128 (9.39%) Architect
3 127 (9.32%) Consultant
4 125 (9.17%) Support Engineer
5 109 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 107 (7.85%) 2nd Line Support
7 93 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 90 (6.60%) Desktop Support
9 84 (6.16%) Support Analyst
10 72 (5.28%) Office 365 Engineer
11 70 (5.14%) Office 365 Consultant
12 68 (4.99%) Service Analyst
13 65 (4.77%) Service Desk Analyst
13 65 (4.77%) Windows Engineer
14 59 (4.33%) IT Support
15 58 (4.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 56 (4.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 55 (4.04%) Developer
17 55 (4.04%) Office 365 Manager
18 51 (3.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (3.74%) .NET
1 51 (3.74%) HTML
2 34 (2.49%) CSS
3 32 (2.35%) Web Services
4 25 (1.83%) ASP.NET
5 23 (1.69%) REST
6 21 (1.54%) React
7 18 (1.32%) Node.js
8 15 (1.10%) jQuery
9 13 (0.95%) XML
10 12 (0.88%) .NET Framework
10 12 (0.88%) HTML5
11 11 (0.81%) AngularJS
12 10 (0.73%) SAML
13 9 (0.66%) SailPoint
14 8 (0.59%) JSON
14 8 (0.59%) SOAP
15 7 (0.51%) Entity Framework
15 7 (0.51%) Middleware
15 7 (0.51%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 74 (5.43%) Data Centre
2 63 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (2.79%) Video Conferencing
4 32 (2.35%) Blackberry
4 32 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 28 (2.05%) iPhone
6 27 (1.98%) User Experience
7 23 (1.69%) Computer Science
8 21 (1.54%) PKI
9 20 (1.47%) BYOD
10 16 (1.17%) Social Media
11 15 (1.10%) Public Cloud
12 14 (1.03%) Mobile App
13 12 (0.88%) Clustering
13 12 (0.88%) Smartphone
14 11 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
14 11 (0.81%) iPad
14 11 (0.81%) Microsoft Licensing
15 10 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
15 10 (0.73%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 763 (55.98%) Windows
2 400 (29.35%) Windows 10
3 235 (17.24%) Windows Server
4 222 (16.29%) Windows 7
5 110 (8.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 92 (6.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 58 (4.26%) Apple iOS
8 52 (3.82%) Android
9 50 (3.67%) Linux
10 47 (3.45%) Windows 8
11 32 (2.35%) Mac OS
12 26 (1.91%) Mac OS X
13 23 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (0.81%) Windows XP
15 10 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (0.73%) Unix
16 9 (0.66%) Windows Phone
17 7 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
18 5 (0.37%) CentOS
18 5 (0.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (20.47%) Migration
2 183 (13.43%) ITIL
3 129 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (7.56%) Project Management
5 71 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 69 (5.06%) Change Management
7 61 (4.48%) PRINCE2
8 54 (3.96%) CRM
9 53 (3.89%) Service Delivery
10 51 (3.74%) Mobile Device Management
11 49 (3.60%) Business Intelligence
12 44 (3.23%) Service Management
13 42 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
14 38 (2.79%) Problem Management
15 35 (2.57%) DevOps
16 34 (2.49%) Scrum
16 34 (2.49%) Workflow
17 31 (2.27%) Incident Management
18 30 (2.20%) Business Analysis
19 29 (2.13%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 167 (12.25%) PowerShell
2 82 (6.02%) SQL
3 48 (3.52%) JavaScript
4 38 (2.79%) C#
5 21 (1.54%) VBScript
6 20 (1.47%) C
7 19 (1.39%) Java
8 12 (0.88%) T-SQL
9 11 (0.81%) TypeScript
10 8 (0.59%) VB
11 6 (0.44%) PHP
12 4 (0.29%) Python
12 4 (0.29%) Ruby
12 4 (0.29%) VBA
13 2 (0.15%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.073%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.073%) Perl
Qualifications
1 128 (9.39%) Security Cleared
2 104 (7.63%) SC Cleared
3 102 (7.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 64 (4.70%) MCSE
5 51 (3.74%) Degree
6 36 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (1.83%) MCP
8 22 (1.61%) MCSA
9 21 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (1.39%) CCNA
11 18 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 17 (1.25%) CTC Cleared
13 16 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
13 16 (1.17%) PMI Certification
13 16 (1.17%) PMP
14 14 (1.03%) CISSP
14 14 (1.03%) DBS Check
14 14 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (0.95%) MCDST
16 12 (0.88%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.57%) SLA
2 27 (1.98%) PMO
3 20 (1.47%) GDPR
4 17 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.51%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.37%) QA
6 5 (0.37%) RMADS
7 4 (0.29%) GAAP
8 2 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 539 (39.55%) Active Directory
2 126 (9.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (4.70%) Hyper-V
3 64 (4.70%) XenApp
4 36 (2.64%) vSphere
5 28 (2.05%) Microsoft App-V
6 20 (1.47%) Virtual Desktop
7 18 (1.32%) BitLocker
7 18 (1.32%) XenDesktop
8 14 (1.03%) DFS Replication
9 11 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
11 8 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.44%) XenServer
13 5 (0.37%) Xen
14 4 (0.29%) Docker
14 4 (0.29%) vCloud
15 3 (0.22%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.15%) Snort
Systems Management
1 193 (14.16%) SCCM
2 51 (3.74%) Microsoft Intune
3 23 (1.69%) AirWatch
4 22 (1.61%) SCOM
5 14 (1.03%) Backup Exec
6 13 (0.95%) Jamf Pro
7 11 (0.81%) Failover Clustering
7 11 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 9 (0.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 8 (0.59%) Ansible
9 8 (0.59%) NetBackup
10 6 (0.44%) XenMobile
11 5 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (0.29%) Nagios
12 4 (0.29%) Puppet
13 3 (0.22%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (0.22%) SCDPM
13 3 (0.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 578 (42.41%) Microsoft
2 231 (16.95%) VMware
3 210 (15.41%) Citrix
4 123 (9.02%) Cisco
5 74 (5.43%) Apple
6 50 (3.67%) Dell
7 41 (3.01%) HP
8 31 (2.27%) Ivanti
8 31 (2.27%) Veeam
9 29 (2.13%) ServiceNow
10 26 (1.91%) EMC
11 24 (1.76%) NetApp
12 23 (1.69%) Avaya
13 22 (1.61%) Adobe
14 21 (1.54%) CheckPoint
14 21 (1.54%) Oracle
14 21 (1.54%) Symantec
15 20 (1.47%) Bloomberg
15 20 (1.47%) IBM
15 20 (1.47%) SAP